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What Does It Mean When Your Vision Is Blurry?

Blurred vision can be related to various things, but in many cases, it is a sign of a refractive error like nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Another common cause of blurry vision is presbyopia, which is an age-related condition many of us will experience within our lifetime. However, clouded or “milky”... Read More

How to Tell Dry Eye from Allergies

Dry eye syndrome is characterized by a lack of natural tears or an imbalance in the composition of one’s tears, which can result from a variety of causes. Ocular allergies, on the other hand, are due to specific sensitivities to dust, pollen, and other allergens. For those with allergies, when... Read More

PRK vs. LASIK: Which is Better?

Although the development and FDA-approval of PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) predates that of LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis), both of these refractive vision correction procedures are now performed using state-of-the-art laser technology and can deliver high-quality results at Aloha Laser Vision. In fact, modern PRK is now referred to as advanced surface... Read More

Dr. Faulkner Introduces the Innovative miLOOP™ Device for Cataract Removal

Aloha Laser Vision’s Medical Director, Alan Faulkner, MD, is among a select group of leading eye surgeons with early access to an exciting new cataract removal device called the miLOOP. The innovative miLOOP instrument offers a gentler approach for breaking up cataracts during surgery. Compared to the conventional phacoemulsification technique,... Read More

What Is the Cost of LASIK?

The exact cost of LASIK varies from patient to patient. The specific price of the procedure depends on the unique vision correction needs of the individual (the prescription and whether treatment is needed for one or both eyes), as well as the type of laser technology selected for the surgery.... Read More

How Much Does Cataract Surgery Cost?

Without surgical intervention, patients with cataracts typically continue to experience a decline in vision clarity that leads to blindness. At Aloha Laser Vision, our eye surgeons do not want the price of cataract surgery to prevent you from receiving the care you need. Consequently, we accept many types of medical... Read More

Do I Have Cataracts?

There are three major types of cataracts: subcapsular, nuclear, and cortical. Though these three forms affect different parts of the eye’s natural lens, all forms of cataracts can lead to vision loss or blindness when not properly treated. While some types of cataracts exhibit symptoms early on, not all patients... Read More

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